Preliminary Guide to the Ye Galleon Press Records 1964-2000
MSSM.063

Summary Information

Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Creator
Ye Galleon Press
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Ye Galleon Press Records
ID
MSSM.063
Date [inclusive]
1964-2000
Extent
1.35 Linear feet of shelf space, 2 Boxes
Location
(MASC staff use) MS.1984.60: 2-2-25-2; MS.1992.54: 2-12-7-2; MS.1995.11: 2-12-7-2; MS.2020.08: 2-12-7-2
Language
Collection materials are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains records of Ye Galleon Press from 1964 to 2000.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Ye Galleon Press Records, 1964-2000 (MSSM.063)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biography/History

Ye Galleon Press was established in 1935 in Fairfield, Washington, by editor Glen Adams. The company developed into a publisher of historic manuscripts and other historic texts in 1964. By 1990, the press had published approximately 486 books focused on the history of the Pacific Northwest.

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Biography/History

Glen Adams was born and raised in Fairfield, Washington, where he graduated from Fairfield High School in 1931. While establishing and running Ye Galleon Press, he attended college in Cheney, Washington. Adams was named an honorary faculty member in the Department of History at Eastern Washington University in 1983. He was among the 100 people selected for the Washington State Centennial Hall of Honor, and he received an honorary doctorate in Letters from Gonzaga University in 1990, all in recognition for his work in publishing primary sources related to Pacific Northwest history.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains records of Ye Galleon Press, from 1964 to 2000. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and copies of manuscripts.

MS.1984.60: Correspondence, manuscript copies, and miscellaneous papers (1964-1990).

MS.1992.54: Correspondence.

MS.1995.11: Correspondence, papers related to manuscripts (1976-1992).

MS.2020.08: Correspondence between Glen Adams and Jim Catley of William James-Bookseller (1987-2000)

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Arrangement

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc/

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA

509-335-6691

mascref@wsu.edu

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions apply.

Acquisition Information

Glen Adams donated these materials in multiple installments in 1984 (MS.1984.60), 1992 (MS.1992.54), and 1995 (MS.1995.11).

Jim Catley donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2020 (MS.2020.08).

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Related Materials

Related Material

Glen Cameron Adams Papers, 1960-1966, Cage 126

E. W. Giesecke Papers, 1965-1997, Cage 5064

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Names and Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Ye Galleon Press -- Records and correspondence.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Washington (State) -- History.

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Adams, Glen Cameron -- Records and correspondence.
Creator(s) :
  • Adams, Glen Cameron.

Subject(s)

  • Booksellers and bookselling -- Northwest, Pacific -- 20th century.
  • Publishers and publishing -- Archives.
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Washington (State)

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